29 Photos Taken By People Who Didn't Know They Were Recording History
by N/A, 9 years ago | 4 min read| 27560
They say a photo is worth a thousand words, and these historic photos prove it. Looking at each one is like stepping back in time to another world.
1. Two men in a grotto of an iceberg during the British Antarctic Expedition in January 1911.
2. Painting of The Eiffel Tower in 1932
3. The first underground train journey in London in 1862.
4. The graves of a Protestant man and her Catholic wife in Holland in 1888.
5. Nikola Tesla in his lab with the magnifying transmitter.
6. Customers at a music store in London in 1955.
7. Workers painting the Brooklyn Bridge in 1914.
8. The last known photo of the Titanic above water in 1912.
9. Organizers attempt to physical remove Katherine Switzer from the Boston Marathon in 1967.
10. Salvador Dali and Raquel Welch after he finishes his famous portrait of her in 1965.
11. Woman with a gas-resistant baby carriage in England in 1938.
12. Elvis Presley in the Army in 1958.
13. Animals used as medical therapy in 1956.
14. Annette Kellerman wears a fitted one-piece bathing suit in 1907. She was arrested for indecency.
15. A 106-year-old woman guards her home in Armenia in 1990.
16. Baby placed in a cage outside the window of an apartment to ensure it gets enough sunlight in 1937.
17. Giant crowd converges for the first Woodstock in 1969.
18. Disneyland employees in the cafeteria in 1961.
19. Unidentified Vietnam solider in 1965.
20. A man measuring bathing suits on women to see if they would be fined in the 1920's.
21. An Austrian boy gets a new pair of shoes during WWII
22. First morning in Sweden after they changed from driving on the left side of the road to the right side in 1967.
23. One man refuses to perform a Nazi salute in 1936.
24. A utility worker gives a co-worker mouth-to-mouth after he made contact with a high voltage wire in 1967.
25. Two women deliver ice in 1918.
26. Hannah Stilley, photographed in 1840. Being born in 1746, Stilley is probably the earliest born person ever photographed.
27. The Beatles play for a crowd of just 18 people in December of 1961, a year and a half before they would become superstars.
28. The Unbroken Seal on King Tut's tomb in 1922. Before then, it had gone 3,245 years untouched.
29. Albert Einstein summers in Nassau Point, Long Island in 1939.
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